Camilla

See also: camilla

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Latin Camilla, feminine form of old Roman family name Camillus, of obscure and probably non-Latin origin.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Camilla (countable and uncountable, plural Camillas)

  1. A warrior queen of the Volscians according to Virgil's Aeneid.
  2. A female given name from Latin.
  3. A city, the county seat of Mitchell County, Georgia, United States.

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DanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Camilla.

Proper nounEdit

Camilla

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 28 210 females with the given name have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1990s. Accessed on 19 May 2011.

ItalianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Camilla f

  1. A female given name.

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NorwegianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Camilla.

Proper nounEdit

Camilla

  1. A female given name.

Usage notesEdit

  • Rarely used in Norway before the 1960s. Popular from the 1970s to the 1990s.

ReferencesEdit

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, →ISBN
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 13 480 females with the given name Camilla living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1970s. Accessed on April 18th, 2011.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Camilla through literature. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1817.

Proper nounEdit

Camilla c (genitive Camillas)

  1. A female given name popular from the 1960s to the 1990s.

ReferencesEdit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [3] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 34 686 females with the given name Camilla living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1970s. Accessed on 19 June, 2011.